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Safety Tips for Drivers as Children Head Back to School

The summer is officially over and young students are pedaling their way to school every morning eager to learn. That means it’s also time for motorists to adopt more cautious habits. Here is a list of safety tips for drivers to keep both you and the children riding their bicycles to school (or any other cyclists) safer. The Do’s and Don’ts Do remember that cyclists are equal to motorists. The law is the same in every state; cyclists must obey the same laws as drivers of any other vehicle. Treat them equal to somebody in a car. Don’t lose your patience. Cyclists understand that you want to get around them, but it’s not possible in every situation. Allow yourself extra time to: Wait for a safe opportunity to pass Give cyclists enough time to get through an intersection Provide enough space and time for a cyclist to avoid a road…
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